Posts Tagged ‘City Loop’

Missing maintenance at Melbourne Central Station

With Melbourne Central being one of the most used railway stations in Melbourne, you would think regular maintenance would be a priority. Unfortunately the reality is very different, as my list of items that require repairs show.

EDI Comeng arrives into Melbourne Central

Melbourne Rail Link – the trains of tomorrow, from yesterday!

As part of the 2014-15 Victoria State Budget, Denis Napthine unveiled his new “Melbourne Rail Link” vision for the city with a flashy video. Other people have already dissected the project, so instead I’m dive into the dribble filled pit of railfan minutiae.

Melbourne "Next Generation" train with five doors per side

‘PTV rebranding foils terror attack’

I found the following media release on the Public Transport Victoria website this morning…

XTrapolis train at Melbourne Central platform 4

How deep are Melbourne’s City Loop tunnels?

Melbourne’s City Loop – if you racing to catch a train from the lowest level of Parliament station, it feels like you are taking a journey to the centre of the earth. But how deep are the stations in reality?

Climbing out of Parliament station

Melbourne Metro rail tunnel: how about some actual detail?

Over the weekend an article titled Tunnel under city or face rail chaos appeared in Melbourne newspaper The Age. So who came up with the tunnel idea, and where are they planning to actually build it?

CBD South station, cutaway view at Flinders Street end